Absence - Quotes

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Faith is a very clever concept. We invented God from our imagination and we use faith to justify His absence from reality.

C. J. Anderson

I do not fear death. I fear suffering. And I fear old age, though less so now that I am witnessing the tranquil and pleasant old age of my father. I am afraid of frailty, and of the absence of love. But death does not alarm me. It did not scare me when I was young, and I thought at the time that this was because it was such a remote prospect. But now, at sixty, the fear has yet to arrive. I love life, but life is also struggle, suffering, pain. I think of death as akin to a well-earned rest.

Carlo Rovelli

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.

Nelson Mandela

Happiness is not the absence of problems; it`s the ability to deal with them.

Steve Maraboli

You never really stop missing someone - you just learn to live around the huge gaping hole of their absence.

Alyson Noel

Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something; in the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones.

Bertrand Russell

Freedom is not the absence of commitments, but the ability to choose - and commit myself to - what is best for me.

Paulo Coelho

There is no positive source of evil, or even evil beings, but rather an absence of good in some beings.

Meg Cabot

Privacy is a wonderful thing. Like love, privacy is most manifest in its absence.

Christopher Moore

Do you know what we call opinion in the absence of evidence? We call it prejudice.

Michael Crichton

Why is love intensified by absence?

Audrey Niffenegger

The absence of fear is not courage; the absence of fear is mental illness.

Po Bronson

Darkness isn't the opposite of light, it is simply its absence.

Terry Pratchett

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